VMware Tools should be one of the first things installed on a ESXi VM. According the VMware, it’s a suite of utilities that enhances the performance of hte VM’s guest operating system and improves management of the VM.
sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list
Add the following to the bottom of the sources list.
deb http://ftp.debian.org/debian/ jessie main contrib
Update and install.
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install open-vm-tools
Check ESXi to ensure VMware Tools has been installed properly.